Three Apps Not-To-Be-Missed for Bordeaux Wine & Tourism

 

Bordeaux is recognized for its wines but also as an incredible tourist region. Here are three apps that will give you insight into the wines and region of Bordeaux.

Smart Bordeaux focuses exclusively on Bordeaux wines and Vivino brings you tasting notes on a wide array of wines from Bordeaux. Bordeaux Wine Trip makes travel in Bordeaux wine country easy and allows you to prepare for an unforgettable trip.

 

Capture3Smart Bordeaux: available on i-tunes and Android, this app was created by the CIVB (Bordeaux Wine Council) in 2010. This tool allows you to discover the wines of Bordeaux by scanning the label, the barcode or you can search by name. With wines exclusively from Bordeaux, this app gives extensive information about the winemakers, terroir, blend, tasting notes, and history of the families and châteaux, with links to Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

The Smart Bordeaux community updates the database daily.

 

CaptureVivino: Wines from different regions of the world, with many from Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur AOCs. Simply take a photo of the label and Vivino will find the reference: tasting notes, food and wine pairing, terroir, blend, prices etc.

Created in 2009 by a Danish society, this app is update every day thanks to the vivino’s community. Available on Android, I-Tunes and Marketplace (windows phone)

Find Bordeaux Wine on Vivino : http://www.vivino.com/search?q=Bordeaux+Bordeaux+Sup%C3%A9rieur

          

 

bwtBordeaux Wine Trip: the perfect app for travel in the Bordeaux vineyard. Bordeaux Wine Trip gives you a ton of information on wine tourism in Bordeaux: chateaux, bars and restaurants, accommodation, points of interest, events, and visits. Seven rubrics with tasting notes, information about the place, itineraries, suggestions…

Created by the Bordeaux Wine Council and the Regional Tourist Office, Bordeaux Wine Trip and Aquitaine Wine Trip and are both available on Android and i-tunes.

 

Here are two articles, from Decanter and The Wall Street Journal, with more suggestions of wine apps and wine websites:

http://www.decanter.com/slideshow/34625/0/the-best-apps-for-wine-lovers#slideshow

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-best-wine-apps-1420722883